March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month, an annual initiative to raise public awareness about the potential harms from gambling through prevention, treatment, referral and recovery services. With the increasing prevalence and access to online gambling – especially with online poker and sports betting – having a better understanding of the
On February 28th, more and more people are using Pink Shirt Day as a platform to promote and practice kindness, be supportive and inclusive, and raise awareness for anti-bullying initiatives. Pink Shirt Day by CKNW Kids’ Fund helps increase awareness around bullying in schools, workplaces, homes, and online. Additionally, the
(Toronto, February 28, 2024) – As new rules surrounding online gambling advertisements with athletes come into effect today, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario is commending the decision to ban celebrities and athletes from advertising online gambling and urging further action on this important issue. The new restrictions restrict
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ARE YOU IN CRISIS?
If you are experiencing a mental health or addictions related crisis:
- Contact your doctor
- Go to the nearest hospital
- Find resources at ConnexOntario
- Call 911 or Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000
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About CMHA Ontario
Founded in 1952, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario, is a non-profit, charitable organization committed to making mental health possible for all.
CMHA Ontario achieves its mission by being a leader in the evolution of Ontario’s mental health and addictions system. We contribute our knowledge, resources and skills to provincial policy development and implementation. We promote mental health in collaboration with others. We further equitable access to mental health services and champion the reduction of mental health disparities. And we serve our branches in building their governance and leadership capacities.
CMHA Ontario is a dedicated partner within the network of Canadian Mental Health Associations at the national, provincial and local level. CMHA Ontario works closely with its local branches in communities across the province to ensure the utilization of best practices in the organization, management and delivery of services to consumers and families of individuals with mental illnesses, dual diagnosis and concurrent disorders. All CMHAs in Ontario work in a variety of partnerships to provide a coordinated, continuum of care using the social determinants of health model.